Embracing the F-word?

Embracing the F-word?

If ONE’s mission is to end extreme poverty and preventable disease by 2030 this will only be possible by dramatically improving the situation of women. We wanted some expert advice on how we could better mobilise around these issues and Melinda Gates, Helene Gayle and Sheryl Sandberg generously offered their time.
The second-most talked about thing in New York this week

The second-most talked about thing in New York this week

Believe it or not, the blizzard isn’t the only thing happening in New York this week. Representatives from governments and NGOs flew in for the first drafting session of the Financing for Development summit. We're assessing the policy recommendations and want to know what you think too.
We are 15 and we are committed!

We are 15 and we are committed!

On January 15th 2015, I joined a group of 15 year olds from all over France in Paris to share our own worldview with some French decision makers. It is essential to make sure the new development goals are relevant and ambitious: this is ONE’s mission. And as young people, we have something to say about it!
Babies react to new pledges for vaccines: in GIFs

Babies react to new pledges for vaccines: in GIFs

Today, donors gathered in Berlin and pledged $7.5 billion over the next 5 years to support vaccines. But underneath that total, there are some real heroes and big disappointments worth calling out. To show you how they did, we turned to babies - notorious for telling you exactly what they think - to help give our verdicts.
We did it! New vaccine funding will save millions of lives

We did it! New vaccine funding will save millions of lives

Today, governments and other donors met in Berlin to make new pledges to fund vaccines for the world’s poorest children. Thanks to the pressure ONE members helped apply, they added an incredible $7.5 billion to the pot. That’s enough to save up to 6 million lives over the next 5 years. Wow.
Beautiful kids’ drawings show what being healthy means to them

Beautiful kids’ drawings show what being healthy means to them

Over 400 children in the Netherlands used their creativity to get behind our #EveryParent campaign for universal access to life-saving vaccinations. We asked them to draw what having a healthy shot at life meant. The pictures feature their memories of having vaccinations at health centres, their families and even Minions!
From Brussels to Berlin: Meeting European Commissioner Mimica

From Brussels to Berlin: Meeting European Commissioner Mimica

Having never met someone more famous than a local musician before, the news that I had been chosen to meet European Commissioner Mimica was really miraculous. Along with my classmate Marie, we were the ones chosen out of almost 200 students to go and represent our school, our city and the whole of the Belgian youth in Berlin.
Bill & Melinda Gates: “Our big bet for the future”

Bill & Melinda Gates: “Our big bet for the future”

Bill & Melinda Gates have made a big bet with the world:" The lives of people in poor countries will improve faster in the next 15 years than at any other time in history. And their lives will improve more than anyone else's." Find out what it will take to make sure this happens.
How Africa plays football

How Africa plays football

Across Africa, in schools and parks, on beaches and streets; goal posts are improvised, teams are assembled, and tomorrow's football stars show off their skills. Crowd-sourced from the talented photographers of Flickr, here are 15 of the best images that capture how Africa plays football.
In photos: how action/2015 launched around the world

In photos: how action/2015 launched around the world

Yesterday, on January 15 2015, a global campaign backed by over 1,000 organisations launched with a LOT of noise. action/2015 has burst into life because this year our leaders will make decisions that will steer all of our futures – affecting both people and planet.   If they get it right, we could virtually end&hellip......